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in the district. >>> president obama tried to rally democrats to support his new spending plan and threatening to veto budget cuts but the white house may be in for a long fight. we get the latest from doug luzader. >> reporter: even some democrats weren't thrilled with the president's new budget so the white house is hoping to change the minds and brace for battle. as president obama strode to the podium yesterday, he did little to hide his frustration over charges that his budget is too timid. >> let's face it, you guys are pretty impatient. if something doesn't happen today, then the assumption is it won't happen. >> reporter: the white house seemed taken aback spending the day trying to convince everyone about the budget. but the combination of spending cuts seem to alienate democrats and republicans. republicans said the spending is out of control. >> the federal government is borrowing nearly 40 cents of every dollar that it spends. the president's budget as unveiled yesterday does not deal with that situation and in fact makes it even worse. >> reporter: and left untouched in the budget
. >>> the budget battle on capitol hill has begun. president barack obama sent his budget proposal to congress yesterday. his plan calls for a $3.7 trillion budget that freezes or reduces some programs for the poor. the president said it has tough sacrifices but republicans say it doesn't go far enough in cutting the deficit. others are criticizing it for not tackling some of the biggest spending items like social security and the pentagon budget. republicans will release their spending plan later this week. >>> part of the proposed plan by republicans will slash millions of dollars in funding for metro. sarah simmons is live in northwest at the friendship hights metro station with more on how this could affect the transition agency. sarah? >> reporter: this pot of money is something house lawmakers are talking about and looking at making deep cuts in the 2011 budget that they still have to pass through the rest of the year. so this is part of the money they are talking about. but we are talking $150 million that they are talking about cutting from metro. they have a $78 million budget cap, me
president obama said last month in the state of the union, we need to celebrate the superbowl winners, and the science fair winners. and they are here and this is the future engineers of our cities and they're here today. >> reporter: and they are facing real problems and coming up with real solutions. explain to everybody how it works. >> well the teams are formed of 12 and 13-year-olds. they have a mentor engineer on the team and their teachers and their school. there are 30 plus regional competitions and the winners are here today for the final. >> reporter: and they have to come up with a future city but they have some parameters they have to follow, correct? >> they can set their city however in the future they would like. there is a theme. this year each of the cities have consider health care and virtual health care is a challenge and we'll see ingenuity brought to that. >> reporter: and they start by using software and start a model. >> and then they produce a physical model and essays and research are part of it and the presentation is important as well. >> reporter: and they
. president obama says that's not true. >> let me be clear. the change that's taking place across the region is being driven by the people of the region. this change doesn't represent the work of the united states or any foreign power. it represents the aspirations of people who are seeking a better life. as one libyan said, we just want to be able to live like human beings. we just want to be able to live like human beings. it's the most basic of aspirations that's driving this change. >> president obama spoke with the leaders of britain and france yesterday about coordinating a response to the unrest. >>> the violence in libya is one reason we're seeing a jump in oil and gas prices here. the national average climbed 5 cents overnight to $3.28 per gallon. it's higher in the district at $3.36 a gallon. virginia is up a nickel at .15 forecasters are calling for prices to hit $4 a gallon by memorial day. >>> another big story we're following here. a saudi arabia man accused of planning a terrorist attack is expected to be in court this morning. he tried to make and use a weapon of mass destru
% of the vote, easily defeating five other candidates. president barack obama sent good wishes to e manual within hours of his victory. in october he left the white house to run as mayor. he takes office may 16th. >>> fox 5 has learned a city council investigation has been launched into the discovery of the $1,900 a month navigator driven by kwame brown. >> brown said he returned the suv to the department of public works but even though he isn't driving it ort first one he didn't like, taxpayers are still footing the bill until city can get out of the leases. if that's even possible. will thomas has more. >> reporter: first the controversy, kwame brown driving a fully loaded stretch lincoln inform gator costing taxpayers $1,900 a month. the first one wasn't good enough, rejected because he didn't like the color of the interior. so two luxury suvs leased on behalf of chairman brown costing taxpayers nearly $4,000 a month. fox 5 made requests to speak with brown and stop by his office. his spokesperson said he declined all interview requests but he spoke. >> he's going to return the car. pla
abandoned. more military leaders have quit the regime and president obama has added his voice to the international outrage. >> these violent international norms and every standard of common decency. this violence must stop. >> reporter: as far as the americans who are trying to leave libya. sea conditions will not allow their ferry to part yet. they should leave tomorrow at the earliest. in washington, doug luzader, fox news. >> the instability in the middle east, particularly in libya, has sent the price of oil up and that is affecting the price at the pump. according to triple-a, the national average for a gallon of regular gas is now $3.22. here is a look at what we are paying here in our area. d.c. is $3.30 for a gal of regular unleaded. maryland is $3.16 and virginia is $3.10. so how high can we expect the prices to go? lawrence minettey joins us live with details. not good for our wallets. >> reporter: good morning, allison. the national average of $3.22 is 4 cents higher than yesterday and every penny increase in the price of gasoline takes $1 billion out of the economy
. at the white house president obama broke his silence. >> the suffering and blood shed is outrageous and it is unacceptable. so are threats and orders to shoot peaceful protestors and further punish the people of libya. >> reporter: but the statement never mentioned khadaffi by name. he's reportedly using his military to attack his own people. the careful words may be among the thousands of foreigns trying to leave libya. airports and border crossings are jammed and those who fled tell stories of horror. >> the disaster is terrible. people fighting for their life. scrambling over people and pushing, shoving, kicking. >> reporter: and through it all khadaffi remains defiant as some army bases are abandoned, more military leaders have quit the regime and president obama has finally added his voice to the international outrage. >> these actions violate international norms and every standard of common decency. this violence must stop. >> reporter: as far as americans leaving libya, sea conditions will not allow their ferry to part. they should leave tomorrow at the earliest. in washingto
this morning. just log on to myfoxdc.com for the latest throughout the day. >>> president barack obama turning his attention from egypt to religion this morning. the president right now addressing the national prayer breakfast. but there is another special guest in attendance. and gurvir dhindsa has more where breakfast is taking place. good morning. >> reporter: allison, good morning to you. the prayer breakfast here at the washington hilton got underway at about 8:00 this morning. president obama started speaking just a couple of minutes ago. every president since eisenhower has attended the national prayer breakfast so it's not unusual for the president to be here. as a matter of fact he did speak here last year. last year talking about his personal views on prayer. so why is it important that the president be here again today addressing his faith? this is why. listen to these numbers. there was a national survey taken back if october of 2010 where the president's faith once again came into question. four out of ten pastors, there were a thousand pastors surveyed, believe that the president
of chris lee has to say about the resident i guess nation. >>> and michelle obama always makes news and much of the time it's because of what she's wearing. we'll talk to the author of a new book that explores why she is such a fashion icon. back in a moment.  [ male announcer ] are you paying more and more for cable and enjoyiless and less? aying for second best. upgrade to verizon fios and get tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month for a year. you'll get a multi-room dvr free for 12 months. record shows in one room and watch them in up to six other rooms. call now. offer ends soon. there's no term contract required. you can cancel anytime with no early termination fee. fios is a 100% fiber-optic network that del superior picture quality, more hd; plus the fastest internet in t. why keep paying ble? get fi internet and phone for just $99.99 a month -- plus a multi-room dvr free for 12 months. don't wait. this incredible of ends soon. call 1.866.680.fios. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities that's 1.866.680.3467. at 800-974-6006 tty/v. get t
. >>> well a ceremony at the white house yesterday honoring some people that president obama calls the best of who we are and who we aspire to be. 15 people received the medal of freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, including former president and world war ii veteran george h.w. bush. and then yo yo ma who performed for kennedy when he was just 7 years old. philanthropist warn buffet and poet mia angelo. >> marguerite ann johnson endured trauma and abuse that actually led her to stop speaking. but as a performer and ultimately a writer, a poet, mia angelo found her voice. it's a voice that's spoken to millions. including my mother which is why my sister is named mia. baseball hall of famer sam unusual and nba legend bill russell honored. and russell and president obama had that laugh as the president stretched to put the medal around his neck. for a complete list go to myfoxdc.com. >>> the plan on catching -- do you plan on catching a flight? you may want to call ahead. why your united airlines flight may be delayed or canceled. >>> and holly is on the hunt for produce. i think you
future and jobs. >> reporter: president obama meanwhile traveled to a school in baltimore to make his budget pitch, which includes some spending cuts. >> if we're going to walk the walk, the cuts are nr: but cuts and the president is pushing new spending and huge new tax hikes aimed at the wealthy. and the democrats weren't exactly rushing to stand behind the president and there may be more pressing concerns today like the current year's budget. congress last year never passed one and republicans are holding out for the president to agree to more cuts. if something isn't done soon, the country will run out of money. >> i don't think the president is going to do that. and therefore there is a possibility there could be a government shutdown. >> reporter: and that can make the 2012 budget look like a distant fight. congress will have to pass a temporary expanding plan by march 4th or there will be a shutdown. something that hasn't happened since 1995. in washington, doug luzader, fox news. >> you can read more about the president's $3.7 trillion budget at myfoxdc.com. click on the news
the civil rights movement. let's talk about post obama america. are we in a different place now? you can point to the election of a black president and say we've made some great strides. how significant are the strides and how much farther do we have to go? >> well obama is in a different place because a black man has been elected president of the united states. there was of course a lot of talk about post racial america when you elected a black president. but if you look at the condition of block people today, no one would in fact dare use that word today because we do not measure where we are by famous blacks or prominent blacks. we measure it by the condition of african-americans. it is very important for black people to have a black president. it says a great deal at least at the time of the election about america, that we have a black president. what it says generally about our country, history will have to tell us. because i think if you ask the average american, several if you ask the average black american, has having a black president have a measurable affect on your life they w
the severed head with the likeness of president obama. >>> and buttons with so be it are posted on red buttons. they were distributed during the last vote series. it's all in response to house speaker john boehner's recent comments aimed at president obama. >> over the last few years since president obama has taken office, the administration has added 200,000 new federal jobs. and if some of those jobs are lost in this, so be it. >> the fact that these cuts is proposing, his caucus is pushing is going to increase the rate which is already 9%. for him to say so be it is amazingly call just. >> representative ellison wept on to say that is to highlight the attitude that reap caps have about people losing their job. >>> former alaska governor sarah palin has hired a political strategies and is considering a run in 2012. majority of americans surveyed have a negative opinion of sarah palin. >> it was taken right after the tucson tragedy and i don't think that i have of gone through more negative press than i did right after tucson. i think that the media really jumped again there in trying to lay
. >>> as the nation's mortgage crisis continues, president obama about to release his proposals for getting the government out of the mortgage business. it lays out three proposals for freddie may and freddie mac. >>> 8:30 now. we say good morning to our friend tucker. it's better because it's 25. >> we're up a whole degree. bitter cold. 9 degrees this morning in frederick. lots of single digits in the area. this is the worst of the cold over the next 10 days. 25 in reagan. 14 in fredericksburg. off to the east annapolis is at 24. mahmoud nasa at 16. very quiet weather pattern. nothing going on. nothing to show you. it's high pressure. that's giving us clear skies to the west. there are a few clouds streaming off to our north. we will be mostly sunny and quiet around here with a warming trend into the weekend. so about 40 today. mid-40s tomorrow. we'll be well into the 50s by sunday and monday with no rain in the next couple days. here's your forecast. sunshine. winds out of the west at 5 miles per hour. then as we get into nighttime hours tonight, no problems if you're headed out. should b
from the obama administration. >>> and we continue to learn about the bank robbery suspect. the name of the suspect and his friends say his final moments are nothing like the man they knew. >>> there is your view from high above the nation's capitol. it is a mix of messiness this morning. good morning. i'm steve chenevey. >> and i'm allison seymour. before we get to weather and traffic. to find out more about the icy conditions, let's get you updated on the school closings and delays. allegany, frederick, and washington county schools are closed today. again they are closed. and also in maryland, anne arundel, carroll, howard and montgomery county schools are all delayed two hours. >> in virginia, spotsylvania county schools are closed. fauquier, friend rick, prince george's and winchester city schools are delayed two hours. >> looking to west virginia, berkeley county schools are now closed. they had been delayed but again now berkeley county schools are closed. also in west virginia, hampshire, mineral and morgan county schools. also in west virginia, grant, hardy and jefferson cou
singing backup there. motown founder was there. president obama says the rising of popularity in the '60s helped to blur the nation's racial i did provide. >> that's very cool. >> i think they are going to air that. >> any of the stars can stop by if they are still in town. >> let's look at what's going on. >> the jonas brothers were much more popular a few years ago than they are now. >> here's a look at the radar image. we have some rain going through. pretty good rain showers across portions of the viewing area. there's snow to the north. have no fear. our temperatures are mild enough we won't get any frozen prescription. that's a cold front that's coming through. we're monitoring the winds because they will be part of the story today. they are out of the south at 6 miles an hour. they have been shifting around as the front gets closer. southerly winds will bring in warmer air in advance of the front. then the front comes through and the winds pick up. they bring in colder air and knock our temperature down. they get quite blustery. here you go. today's high about 61 degrees for a brie
states, president barack obama sat down with fox news host bill o'reilly. >> one of the many topics was the recent protests in the country. sarah simmons is outside of the white house with more on the one-on-one interview. >> reporter: they both sat down before the superbowl last night, a live interview. the two sat down here at the white house and bill o'reilly had a lightning round of questioning for the president. one of the big topics of course is the unrest in egypt. the president said the country has been forever changed by the massive pro-democracy protests that began two weeks. and he played down prospects that -- the muslim brotherhood would take over. here is what the president had to say about the unrest in egypt. >> egypt is not going to go back to what it was. the egyptian people want freedom, they want free and fair elections, they want a representative government, they want a responsive government. and so what we've said you have to start a transition now. >> reporter: now another big topic they also talked about was health care reform. the president mentioning -- com
obama to have mubarak leave soon. let's have the latest from sherrie outside the white house. >> reporter: the white house will not discuss the details with top egyptian officials but u.s. officials speaking on the condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of this situation is that one scenario would involve the immediate departure of president hosni mubarak. these are live pictures, people coming to cairo in the square, tens of thousands of people filling the area. army soldiers and taping were deployed to the street ahead of the planned protest. they are calling this the departure day, the deadline for mubarak's resignation. president mubarak said that he is fed up but if he left, he feared that the country would be in chaos. so far, it has not been the same violence as there was yesterday when supporters of mubarak attacked foreign journalists. americans are freeing to leave. president obama is expected to take questions about the situation in egypt later today after meeting with the canadian prime minister. the talks between the white house and egyptian officials
and that is cutting the budget. next week president obama will unveil his 2012 budget proposals. it's expected to increase spending in some areas. and one of the areas is expanding wireless internet to rural america. that will cost almost $20 billion. it's a bold move as republicans in congress try to move away from more spending. just yesterday republican leaders met with the president to twe have a lot of work to do. but the american people expect washington to cut spending in order to grow jobs in america. >> president obama now heading to northern michigan university today where he will talk about his new initiative to bring wireless to every american. we're be joined by a congressional reporter on the hill just after 7:30 to talk about all of those topics. >>> in the latest on the crisis in egypt, a look at cairo's central square this morning. no signs of protestors letting up. they've been demonstrating for 17 days now. the central square looks like a make-shift village and more protestors are arriving. state employees are joining the protest. rail an
to president obama before making a decision. a meeting with the president could happen as early as next tuesday. >>> news that home depot plans to add 60,000 seasonal jobs is being greeted as a sign that maybe the worst of the recession may be over. and that american companies are becoming more confident that consumers are willing to spend again. joining us now with a look at employment and indicators is dan kimball. dan is with job fox.com, based in mclean, virginia. it matches job seekers and employers and it is not affiliated with fox 5. thanks for coming in. >> thanks for having me. >> we have the news from home depot. and first let's talk overall about what sectors, what sectors in the job market are starting to make a comeback. >> sure. so i'm really excited about the news and we'll get to that. but some of the sectors that we're seeing that are really starting to uptick are the retail sector, as indicated by home depot. we're seeing it in other places as well. hospitality is starting to look good. telecom is starting to pick up. and in particular in the d.c. region,ite -- ii.t. is lookin
soon. >>> before the superbowl fox news had bill o'reilly sit down with president barack obama. they spoke on the crisis in egypt and health care reform and the president's popularity. and even though he said he doesn't know what mubarak plans to do, the country will not be the same in the future. >> egypt is not going to go back to what it was. the egyptian people want freedom, they want free and fair elections, they want a representative government, they want a responsive government and so what we've said is you have to start a transition now and they don't know you. >> president obama said it's important not to say that our only two options are the muslim brotherhood or to suppress the egyptian people. and he will continue today to make peace with big business by giving a speech. he will say that washington and businesses work together and that includes investing and hiring in the united states. >>> now to the crisis in egypt. we're getting more video from central cairo. thousands of protestors are still occupying liberation square today. even after egypt's vice president ma
with yesterday's decision by a florida judge. he ruled that obama care as it's known is unconstitutional and agreed with the 26 republican state -- attorney's general i should say who sued to block the overhaul. but he did not put a halt to the health care law as opponents asked for. there are dozens of other lawsuits pending against the health care law and the issue is expected to go all the way to the supreme court. >>> in the meantime, in maryland governor martin alley said his administration is working to prepare the state to implement the health care reform. he described florida's ruling as quote, one step in a process that will resolve legal challenges to the law. he added that the law will extend coverage to mar than 350,000 maryland residents. >>> we are learning more about the man killed after holding up a bank and taking a hostage in takoma park last friday. 43-year-old carlos espinosa arcia is from nicaragua. he had three young children back in his home country. he rented a home in high atsville for $240 a month. police searchd it over the weekend and found a gun and materials
have now organized a governing council. back in washington president obama did not address the crisis as he spoke to a gathering of the nation's governors but over the weekend he did, for the first time, call on gadhafi to step down. a sentiment that has bipartisan support. >> gadhafi's days are numbered and the question is how many and how many people are going to be massacred before he leaves one way or the other. >> the images of gadhafi are disappearing in libya but for now the man himself remains. and as long as this drags on, the price of oil may continue to edge up. we could see it cross the $100 a barrel threshold later today. in washington, doug luzader, fox news. >>> a former speaker of the house is considering a run for the white house. newt gingrich is expected to announce the launch of his presidential portory committee within the next ten days. that's what allows someone to find out whether they can generate the cash they need to make a run. he would be the first of major contenders to challenge president barack obama. >>> he was america's last known surviving veteran of
serving egypt and it's people. >> reporter: the protestors were not satisfied. and president obama quickly followed with his own message calling for a fast timeline. >> i believe that an orderly transition must be meaningful, it must be peaceful, and it must begin now. >> reporter: the white house has worked behind the scenes to convince mubarak to step down. but who would come next? a former un nuclear director mohammedel berra day is a possibility. >> he's not a friend of the united states and he could be a figure head for the muslim brotherhood since he has no real following in egypt. >> reporter: but that could lead to a hardline islamic state, the thinking goes. but change is happening fast and not just in egypt. jordan is the latest arab country that sees the writing on the wall. the king abdullah there sacked his cabinet after protests well aware that the sentiment on the streets of egypt could jump from border to border. in washington, doug luzader, fox news. >> that's one of the things we want to talk about now. >>> joining us to explain what all of this means is aziz abuzera from
the north. president obama congratulated the people and said the pictures of millions of voters decided their own future was an inspiration to the world. >>> and an unusual stick-up caught on camera. >> i am really sorry to do this, but i have kids. >> armed with a gun and apparently a conscious as well. details about this polite bandit. more owhat he had to say as he demanded the money. >>> plus glee's sue sylvester takes on a network tv news anchor and we're not talking about katie couric. details next. 9:27. sy chicken is raised cage-free and fed an all-veggie diet with no animal by-products. is it true your chickens are never given any hormonor ? yes, it's true. [ camera shutters clicking ] so, what's next? is there a movie deal? thank you... [ chickens clucking ] now ladies, don't get any ideas. [ male announcer ] perdue. the first chicken company to have usda process verified programs. never in my lifetime did i think i could walk 60 miles in 3 60 miles in 3 days-- i can do that. 60 miles compared to what a cancer patient goes through is a walk in the park. from the moment i regis
is watching very closely. organized labor will play a big role in president obama's reelection campaign and he calls what wisconsin is doing an assault on unions. in washington, doug luzzader, fox news. >>> the house of representatives is also convening in hopes of wrapping up the spending in the remaining seven months. government spending on nascar is a program that could be on the chopping block. the army is spending millions in taxpayer dollars to sponsor the 39 car. some say that's a big waste of money. among them is minnesota congresswoman betty mccallum. with a trillion dollar deficit, this amendment is where the rubber meets the road for my republican tea party colleagues. >> some lawmakers say she is missing the point. >> nascar sponsorship is brewing to be a very cost effective recruiting tool with some estimates stating that for every dollar that the military gets in sponsorship, it gets $4 in advertising through television, merchandise and other outlets. >> let's be clear. this amendment will not save one single dime. >> reporter: many nascar fans in daytona say it's good business f
talked to president obama. [ cheering and applause ] >> who said he has love and affection for his home town. >> rahm emanual gave up his job at the white house to return to chicago to run as mayor. he takes office on may 16th. and the president said, quote, i want to extend my congratulations to rahm emanual on a well-deserved victory. as a chicagoan and friend i cannot be prouder. rum will be a terrific mayor for chicago. >>> and coming up next, d.c.'s sufficient scandal has kwame brown making an about face. giving back the suvs finances but now we're learning it may be too little too late. >>> the boys of summer back together down in florida. we'll hear from the newest phenom about his first time notice league. >>> and the icc, intercounty connector, and the latest weather and traffic coming up. julie and tucker have that for us after the break. >>> the boys are back in action in florida, back in baseball. the nationals held a squad workout yesterday and everybody shows up. a lot of the attention focused on 18-year-old bryce harper, you're number one pick in the major league draft. t
in wisconsin are backing this, democrats are saying no and even president obama saying this is an assault on unions. if it goes through and if it is what the majority wants, what kind of impact might that have? >> it will have a significant impact for employees in the government in terms of the ability of the unions. most importantly it's believed that the union members won't participate as much by requiring them to pay the fees themselves and voting annually. it's likely the membership will decline and this will make the union less powerful. >> this is a chance this could have move beyond wisconsin. we've seen governor cristy talking about issues there. >> absolutely. currently ohio, new york and new jersey have similar legislation proposed. it's likely that what is happening in wisconsin is actually a test or a foreshadowing of what is to come in states across the united states. i think also with respect to federal employees, they should be watching this closely because there is no question that there is going to be a significant federal government budget deficit this year and it's very
to take route 1 to the outer loop. >>> president obama will visit a school in baltimore county where he will take money and education. this is parkville middle school. and the president will unveil his budget plan. a $3 trillion plus spending package. it promises more than a trillion dollars in reduction of debt by limiting spending. and john boehner has gotten 150 economists to sign a letter calling for spending cuts immediately. >> we're broke. what is really dangerous is if we continue to do nothing and allow the status quo to stay in place. when are we going to get serious about cutting spending? >> republicans say they will cut $100 billion from this current year's budget before they even consider the president's plan for 2012. >>> 7 minutes after 8:00 on this monday morning. the montgomery county school board will be working on a budget for 2012 today. we'll talk about what it means for your kids as superintendent dr. jerry wiest joins us live in studio. >>> and then could another water hike. find out what wssc is pro -- proposing. >> sonia brown reported happy valentine's day. ha
slowdown the rise in tuition costs. >>> today president obama and joe biden will meet with the nation's governors. last night they had a black tie dinner and the president is urging the governors in finding common ground to work together. >>> and unions in wisconsin getting a show of support from workers in the district. workers showed up at the jw merit in d.c. where the national governor's association was meeting. in wisconsin state police allowed hundreds of demonstrators to stay inside the capitol building for another night. they were supposed to clear the protestors yesterday morning for cleaning. >>> making headlines this morning, hillary clinton meeting with several european prime ministers. the u.s. wants europeans to agree to tough sanctions. in the meantime gadhafi is still in charge of the capital of tripoli. state banks started handing out $400 per family trying to get support of the public. >>> former speaker of the house newt gingrich expected to launch his exploratory committee in the next few days. and that allows someone to know whether they have the cash this need to
. >> thanks, tucker. >>> our top story now this morning, president barack obama is getting ready to present his 2012 budget for the country. this morning copies of the budget proposal arrived on capitol hill. >> in just about 20 minutes the president will leave the white house for baltimore. he's going to unveil his plan at markview middle school. fox's doug luzader has the numbers from capitol hill. >> reporter: the president heads to baltimore to unveil his budget but those here on capitol hill say it's way too big. just printing this thing is a big job. hundreds of pages, trillions of dollars, and it signals the start of a budget war about to consume washington. >> we're broke. what is really dangerous is if we continue to do nothing and allow the statuquo to stay in place. when are we going to get serious about cutting spending? >> i'd like to syou what the president's budget will do. >> reporter: white house bu chief jack lou is on the white house website explaining the numbers and a bleak picture. >> we are rubbing into deep -- running into deep deficits. >> reporter: home heating cre
. in washington, molly henenberg, fox news. >>> education at the forefront for president barack obama. he is meeting with a group of lawmakers at house to discuss reauthorization of the no child left behind program. later he'll head to san francisco to push his plan to spend billions more on education and meet with business leaders in technology and he'll tour an intell facility in oregon. >>> a suspected case of tuberculosis at george washington university and did say people in contact with this individual were notified and given instructions on how to be tested. however health officials say there is no need for others in the community to take medical actions as of right now. >>> now to a story you'll only see on fox 5. major changes coming to the university of the district of columbia. school's appeal has been for supportable education and course offerings but as roby chavez tells us, that's about to change. >> reporter: the university of the district of columbia is going through a renaissance and that means changes and new growth. fox 5 has learned the school is considering ending 17 m
as a sovereign nation in july. president obama is praising the leaders in the north for allowing the vote to go forward. >>> 27 minutes past the hour on this tuesday morning. >> coming up next, we'll talk to a washington post columnist who canceled his cable and saved $1,200 and still able to watch tv. more on that when fox 5rning news returns. it's beautiful. it's intelligent. even genius. but does your network work ? yes, i can hear you now. this is america's largest and most reliable network. verizon. built so you can rule the air. >>> 8:31 now on this windy tuesday morning. tucker barnes joining us now. >> it will be blustery around here. and colder air moving in today. our high temperature we've seen, we're going to be in the 30s. winds gusting 30 miles per hour. old man winter back with vengence. we have snow showers breaking out for some viewers not too far off to the north and west. this is new. something is always changing in weather. snow shower just popped up toward hagerstown, a few of the light streamers might make it down to frederick. we might see a light snow shower north and we
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